Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Pick the best 'cease and desist' cartoon caption


UFO cease and desist

Poll: Pick your favorite UFO cease-and-desist caption

ABA Journal staffers have sifted through January cartoon contest entries and now it’s your turn to pick a favorite. The winning caption will appear with credit to the author in an upcoming issue of the magazine.

  • 39.33%
    Take me to your lawyer.
  • 32.67%
    Have you no idea how strong your laser pointer is?
  • 28%
    What venue problem?

ABA Journal staffers have sifted through entries for the extraterrestrial cease-and-desist cartoon by artist Rina Piccolo. They’ve picked their favorites. Now it’s your turn.

Vote in the cartoon poll for one of the below captions before Feb. 1:

• Take me to your lawyer.—submitted by Paul Agathen of Washington, Missouri

• “Have you no idea how strong your laser pointer is?”—submitted by Bruce Rand of Woodstock, Georgia

• What venue problem?—submitted by Paul Agathen of Washington, Missouri

How to vote: Using our poll, select the caption you think best fits the scene depicted in the cartoon.

Voting period: Votes must be cast by 11:59 p.m. Jan. 31.

What’s the prize? Bragging rights. Plus, the winning caption and credit to the caption writer will appear in an upcoming issue of the ABA Journal.

For complete rules, follow this link. To view past cartoons, check out this gallery or follow the Cartoon Caption Contest RSS feed.

Please note that the January issue of the ABA Journal erroneously reran a cartoon from 2014. The correct cartoon for January ran online. Entries for the magazine cartoon will be judged separately.


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